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Audeze – CanJam SoCal 2019

The recent Mobius headphone from Audeze is taking over the world it seems. It’s a gaming headphone that carries with it all of Audeze’s pedigree build and sound quality. But what peaked my interest at CanJam SoCal 2019 was the new LCD-GX headphone which is an even...

64 Audio Showcases Market Leading IEMs at CanJam SoCal 2019

64 Audio, the leader in custom and universal fit in-ear monitors, is proud to announce it will showcase its market leading custom and universal in-ear monitors during CanJam SoCal 2019, held in Irvine, Calif. June 22-23 at the Irvine Marriott. 64 Audio will also be...

CanJam SoCal 2019

CanJam SoCal 2019, which ran June 22 and 23 at the Irvine Marriott, in Irvine, California, featured not only lots of headphones and earphones, but also a whole bunch of new amplifiers -- as well as the debut of a couple of surprising and stunning new audio electronics...

Day One Highlights, CanJam SoCal | CANJAM 2019

This year’s CanJam SoCal 2019 is bigger, better, and already on track to be the most newsworthy yet. There are over 1,000,000 brands exhibiting here at the Marriott Irvine — okay, okay — maybe not a million brands exactly, but the 100+ brands that are have brought...

CANJAM SOCAL 2019 PART 1

Once again, CanJam SoCal has returned to Irvine for what looks to have been their best show ever. All the heavy hitters were there, like HiFiMan, Noble Audio, MrSpeakers, Schiit, Focal, beyerdynamic, and Audeze, along with a host of new arrivals including Grado (new...

CanJam SoCal 2019: Part One

CanJam Socal 2019 really knows their audience – the show didn’t start until a leisurely 10 a.m. on Saturday, which seemed to go over pretty well with the attending crowd and exhibitors. The main area isn’t massive, part of which helps retain the nice cozy feel that I...

dCS and the Bartók – CANJAM SOCAL 2019

The dCS Bartók uses dCS’ proprietary Ring DAC technology on the same type of control board as their Rossini/Vivaldi platform, so it’s based off of a set of designs that are upstream in the dCS product line.

CANJAM SINGAPORE 2019

Drew Baird, founder and CEO of Moon Audio, specifically went to Singapore to find the latest and greatest headphones, IEMs (in-ear monitors), DACs, headphone amps that Asia has to offer for the US market. Featuring over 100 leading brands in over 20,000 sq. ft. of...

CanJam Singapore 2019 Show Report

A great show from Head-Fi and global exhibitors from around the world! Welcome to Singapore's 2019 installment of CanJam. The crowd was huge and there was already a long queue at the ticketing booth early on before the exhibition started. Speaking to the crowds, there...

CANJAM SINGAPORE 2019 SHOW REPORT – PART 1

This is the fourth CanJam event to be held in Singapore and our third time in attendance in a media capacity. It is also our second time sponsoring this fantastic show and it turned out to be the most feature-packed show to date with a ton of new product launches.

A Short Film about CanJam NYC 2019

CanJam NYC 2019 attracted 65 exhibitors. No high-end headphone store on the planet could hope to match that level of product audition potential. . .2,200 attendees spilling through the doors of the Marriott Marquis at Times Square. (Young!) People also come to CanJam...

CanJam NYC Part 1

CanJams are a time to meet old friends and make new ones. The NYC show is one of my favorite shows because I grew up in Brooklyn and for me, it also serves as a homecoming. The atmosphere of the Marriott Marquis is spectacular. Located in the heart of NYC and on...

HIFIMAN Goes Wireless

HIFIMAN's philosophy is that “the objective listening experience has to be real.” Their new Bluetooth open-back headphones and a wireless speaker are due out in Spring. The Ananda-BT, a wireless version of HIFIMAN's open-back Ananda planar magnetic headphone, and the...

Astell&Kern Fields its $299 Activo CT10 Player at CanJam NYC

Among the products featured by high-res audio player brand Astell&Kern at CanJam NYC 2019, the consumer headphone and headphone-related products show held Feb. 16 and 17 at the Manhattan Theater District-located Marriott Marquis Hotel, was the $299 ultra-compact,...

Focal’s Stellia Aims to be the Best Portable Headphone Money can Buy

In advance of CanJam NYC 2019, Focal announced the Stellia, a new flagship closed-back headphone. Focal promises you’re in for a treat. First, there’s the use of premium materials – including a classy combination of ‘cognac’ and ‘mocha’ leather. It also comes with a...

Focal Unveils High-End Headphones and First Amp/DAC

Just before CanJam NYC 2019, France’s Focal announced its entry into the amp/DAC space and introduced new high-end headphones. The new Stellia closed-back headphones are bolstered by Arche, the company’s first amp/DAC, which is slated for release in March. Aimed...

Focal’s Sphear Wireless Premiere at CanJam NYC

With a sleek, lightweight design, comfortable eartips, and startling clarity to enrapture you with the siren sounds of your favorite music, Focal’s new Sphear Wireless – which premiered at CanJam NYC 2019 — will have you forgetting there’s a wire behind your head at...

Qobuz Hi-Rez Streaming Launches in the US

Qobuz, the French subscription hi-rez streaming and download service, finally launches in the US today, right before the start of CanJam NYC. Qobuz not only offers more than 40 million tracks, over two million of which are said to be hi-rez, but also includes liner...

CanJam New York 2019: The Show in Review

I love CanJams because I love headphones and use them more than box speakers. But more than that, I like participating in worldwide headphone culture. I like the age, ethnic, and gender diversity of headphone people. I like the good-vibe of CanJam’s open rooms with...

CANJAM NYC 2019: Highlights

I did not spend as much time at CANJAM as I’d planned, [however. . .] I did spend enough time to soak in the hustle and bustle and good cheer that has become a hallmark of headphone enthusiasts. The crowd was mixed in every way, people were having fun, conversation...